May 2018 Offering

This course has been completed.

Course
MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
May 23 - 24, 2018 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:First Responder Roles; Identifying Hazardous Materials; Determining Routes of Entry; Understanding Hazardous Materials Regulations and Definitions; Identifying Occupancy Types and Locations where you could find Hazardous Materials; Identifying Container Shapes, Placards, Labels, and Markings, and Colors that could identify Hazardous Materials; Understanding Written Resources such as Shipping Papers and Safety Data Sheets; Understand how to use the Emergency Response Guide (2012); Understanding how using your Senses can harm you; Understand how Monitoring and Detection Devices can help you identify hazardous Materials; and How to identify a Terrorist Attack and Illicit Laboratories. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam. Successful completion of this course meets the prerequisite for the Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification testing. No pre-requisites.

Please Note: on 7/23/14 the POST control number was changed from 1030090941 to 723140607 to reflect new standards and course material updates.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
30 (18 Open Seats)
Region
F
Location
Columbia Fire Station 1
201 Orr Street
Columbia, MO 65201
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140607
Legal Studies
1
Technical Studies
7
Skill Development
7
Target Audiences
Law Enforcement, HAZMAT, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Emergency Management
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Byrd, Scott Cit of Columbia
Dodson, Kalen Howard County Fire Protection District
Fahrenbrink, Weston Student
Green, Matthew Marshall Fire Department
HUDSON, JOHNATHAN None Set
Lyons, William Columbia Fire Department
Martin, Brendan Moreau Fire Protection District
Moore, Justin City of Columbia Fire Department
Riggs, Steve Columbia Fire Department
Veit, Marilee City of Jefferson
WILLIAMS, LANCE None Set
YADRICH, DAVID None Set